Legal Assisting Adjunct Assistant Professor

Employer
Los Rios Community College District (American River College)
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 22, 2023

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title
Legal Assisting Adjunct Assistant Professor

Location
Los Rios Community College District (American River College)

Department Location

Posting Number
F01383P

Position Type

Temporary Position Category
Adjunct Faculty

The Institution

About
Founded in 1955, American River College ( ARC ) is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Sacramento region, serving about 30,000 diverse students each fall and spring at its main campus and centers.

Our Strengths
The College has an outstanding record for academic quality and is among the top community colleges in the state for transferring students to the University of California and California State University systems. The College offers education and support for students to strengthen basic skills, earn associate degrees and certificates, transfer to other colleges and universities, and achieve a career as well as other academic and personal goals. ARC also has a strong reputation for its wide array of career programs in areas such as Healthcare, Hospitality, Human Services, Business and Computer Science, Public Safety, Applied Arts, Advanced Transportation and Manufacturing, and Apprenticeship.

Our Vision
Our vision is to transform the future of all students and our community through inclusive, equitable education. The College seeks individuals who share our mission of placing students first by providing an academically rich, inclusive environment that inspires critical thinking, learning and achievement, and responsible participation in the community.

Our Commitment to Social Justice and Equity
American River College strives to uphold the dignity and humanity of every student and employee. We are committed to equity and social justice through equity-minded education, transformative leadership, and community engagement. We believe this commitment is essential to achieving our mission and enhancing our community. The College seeks candidates who are committed to culturally inclusive practices and serving the ARC student population. Faculty and staff are encouraged to engage in the ongoing development of their professional skills. The College thus supports employee engagement in a broad range of trainings, workshops, and activities such as the Equity Action Institute, the New Faculty Academy, and the Classified Leadership Academy. Also, faculty and staff regularly participate in trainings offered through the College’s Center for Teaching and Learning and its Instructional Technology Center.

Position Summary

The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for this temporary part-time (Adjunct) Faculty teaching assignment. Applications will be reviewed when posting closes.

Benefits

Additional Information

Salary
$41.27 to $100.50 per hour. Rate determined by education requirement and type of assignment (lab/lecture/non lecture/substitute). LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information
No additional salary information to note

Assignment Responsibilities

The adjunct faculty member assignment responsibilities include: helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a part-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to, teaching courses in all levels of Legal Studies at the college including:
  • LA 300 Introduction to Law and the American Legal System
  • LA 310 Civil Procedures and Litigation
  • LA 312 Torts and Personal Injury
  • LA 314 Contract Law
  • LA 320 Legal Research


American River College is committed to employees:
  • Actively demonstrating a commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • Engaging in self-reflection and continuous improvement regarding individuals and their cultural competence.
  • Exercising responsibility and accountability for actions.
  • Viewing students, ALL students, as equally capable and worthy of our care, time, and energy.
  • Demonstrating appreciation and respect for others’ perspectives and lived experiences.
Position Salary Information:
Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers Contract (the initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8). For more information on the step placement process, please click here .

Work Year
N/A

Work Schedule

To be determined.

The assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend, and/or off-campus classes/hours.


Total Hrs per Week/Day

Special Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Have a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience; OR, associate degree and six years of professional experience; OR, equivalency*. All degrees must be from an accredited institution completed by time of hire.
  2. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


* NOTES :
  • If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to apply under the “equivalent” provision.
  • Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees/minimum qualifications listed above. Please visit our website for a sample letter and information on the equivalency determination process .
Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete and submit:
  1. A Los Rios Community College District Application
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Interest
  4. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work


NOTES :
  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Applicants indicating “see resume” on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
  • Only information (education, experience, etc.) listed on the application will be considered for minimum qualifications.
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations click here .
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date
11/22/2023

Closing Date
06/30/2024

Open Continuously
No

Beginning On (or About)

This is a part-time, temporary faculty position; beginning and ending dates vary.

Ending Date, if LTT

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.

After hour inquiries should be emailed to HR@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

Conditions

Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. Tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment and Certificate of Completion must be obtained within 15 days from the start of employment. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited institution must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

For the latest information on Los Rios Community College’s COVID -19 protocol, please visit COVID -19 Updates.


Quicklink
https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/23790

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If hired, can you provide proof that you are eligible to work in the United State?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate how you meet the educational minimum qualifications for this Faculty position. Select the appropriate answer.
    • I possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as listed on the job posting. (Upload all appropriate unofficial transcripts from an accredited college/university.)
    • My degree title does not match the titles listed in the Minimum Qualifications section of the job posting, but I possess an equivalent degree and requestng an equivalency review. (Upload your equivalency statement and unofficial transcripts.)
    • I have previously been granted equivalency to teach this discipline by the Los Rios Community College District. (Upload the Equivalency Determination Form P-38 or Equivalency Determination Letter and transcripts.)
  4. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • Asian Pacific Islander Legacy - Los Rios Employee Group
    • Before The Movie - Movie Theater Advertisement
    • Black Faculty & Staff Association - Los Rios Employee Group
    • California Community College Registry
    • CaliforniaJobNetwork.com
    • CalJobs
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Community College Jobs (communitycollegejobs.com)
    • Comunidad - Los Rios Employee Group
    • DiversityJobs (diversityjobs.com)
    • d'primeramano.net Magazine
    • EdCareers Portal (Standford)
    • Employee
    • Facebook
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • Handshake
    • HigherEdJobs (higheredjobs.com)
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Los Rios Human Resource Invite
    • Los Rios Job Site
    • Native American Collaborative - Los Rios Employee Group
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Works
    • SacramentoDiversity.com
    • Spectrum LGBTQIA+ - Los Rios Employee Group
    • THE Hub Magazine (Sac Culture Hub)
    • YouTube
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3
  3. Unofficial Transcript 4
  4. Unofficial Transcript 5
  5. Foreign Transcript Evaluation
  6. California Community College Instructor’s Credential
  7. Equivalency Determination Letter (P-38 or Equivalency Request Statement)


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